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Friday, April 20, 2007
Lion Snuggly Bottle Warmer
Needles: #7 dpn
Yarn: Peaches and Cream Cotton yarn (One skien White, One skien Yellow)
Gauge: 4 sts = 1"
C.O. 8 sts between 4 dpn needles evenly.
Round 1: (and all odd rows) Knit
Round 2: K in f&b of each st, (16 sts)
Round 4: *K 1, K in f&b of next st. Repeat from* to end. (24 sts)
Round 6: *K2, K in f&b of next st. Repeat from * to end. (32 sts)
Then K in the round until the piece measures 6" laid flat.
Work 3 rounds of K1, P1 ribbing.
Knit next row.
Round 7: *K3, K in f&b of next st . Repeat from * to end. (40 sts)
Round 8: Knit (and all even rows)
Round 9: * K4, K in f&b of next st. Repeat from * to end. (48 sts)
Round 11: *K5, K in f&b of next st. Repeat from * to end. (56 sts)
Round 12-16: Knit
Change to yellow.
Round 17: Knit
Round 18: Work Loop stitch .
(Work these two rounds (rounds 17 & 18) two more times for a total of three repeats.)
Round 19: Knit
Change to white and work in the round (plain knit) until the white measures 3.5".
Weave in all the loose ends and embroider the eyes and nose.
Round 20:*K5, K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 21: Knit
Round 22: *K4, K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 23: Knit
Turn the bottle insert outside in, so that it is inside the snuggly body.
Insert bottle into the snuggly and stuff around it slightly firmly. (Every time you stuff the snuggly, insert the bottle. This way you get a more uniform stuffing to the piece.)
Round 24: *K3, K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 25: Knit.
Round 26: *K2, K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 27: Knit
Round 28: *K1, K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 29: Knit
Round 30: *K2Tog. Repeat from * to end.
Round 31: Knit
Insert bottle and stuff the bottom of the piece.
Round 32: *K2tog. Repeat from * to end.
You have 4 sts remaining. Transfer all stitches to one needle and work I cord for 2".
Change to yellow & work 2 Rounds of the Loop stitch pattern.
Knit one round then B.O.
Weave in loose ends.
Legs and ears.
C.O. 6 sts (Leave a 10" tail)
Knit 5 rows in garter stitch (knit every row).
Next row: K2tog, K 2, K2tog
Next row: B.O.
The string that was the B.O. string, weave down the side of the piece and across the bottom so that it is right next to the C.O. string.
Make 6 pieces.
Attach them to the lion. 4 for the feet and two for the ears.